The Mali Blowback: More to Come?

The Mali Blowback: More to Come?

Western intervention–ostensibly on humanitarian grounds–is largely responsible for the Malian crisis in the first place.

Mali’s War: The Wages of Sin

Mali’s War: The Wages of Sin

The bad dream unfolding in Mali is the consequence of the West’s scramble for resources in Africa, and the wages of sin from the recent Libyan war.

Resurgent Arab Nationalism in Egypt?

Resurgent Arab Nationalism in Egypt?

The Nasserite candidate Hamdeen Sabahi came in third in the first round of the Egyptian presidential election. Is his Dignity Party the wave of the future?

Arab Islamists Are Here to Stay

Arab Islamists Are Here to Stay

Given the history of Western support for corrupt secular governments, the popularity of moderate Islamist parties should come as little surprise–nor should it be cause for concern.

Fear of an Islamic Planet

Is political Islam poised to “hijack” the Arab Spring, and why does that scare so many people?